Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Gina Haspel”

A Farcical Senate ‘Briefing’ on Yemen

Today’s Senate briefing promises to be every bit as much of a farcical propaganda exercise as Secretary Pompeo’s mendacious op-ed.

Posted November 28th, 2018

The Senate Must Reject Haspel

Haspel’s inclination to withdraw is a sign that the pressure on the Trump administration over her past involvement in torture is having the desired effect.

Posted May 6th, 2018

Report: Haspel ‘Ran’ Program That Tortured Detainees

The fact that she was responsible for torturing any detainees disqualifies her, and now it appears that she was responsible for even more of it than we thought.

Posted April 19th, 2018

The Senate Must Refuse to Confirm Haspel

Torture was and is a heinous crime, and any person involved in committing such a crime should have no place in our government, much less running a government agency.

Posted March 19th, 2018

Trump Is Replacing Tillerson with Pompeo

As bad as Tillerson was at his job, Pompeo will not be an improvement.

Posted March 13th, 2018